Upcoming Events

2024 » 2025
6 Event(s)
From 08 February 2024 to 11 February 2024
"Legends of Lion Dance" 2024
20 February 2024
Chinese New Year Reception 2024
15 March 2024
Visit to Liège eHub of Cainiao/Alibaba
15 March 2024
Visit to Liège eHub of Cainiao/Alibaba

 

The BHKS organised a visit to Liège eHub of Cainiao/Alibaba, followed by a lunch gathering with members on 15 March 2024.   

Cainiao Smart Logistics Network ("Cainiao") is the logistics subsidiary of the Alibaba Group, aiming to deliver in China within 1 day and worldwide in 5 days.  It utilises innovative and open data platform to improve efficiency and customer experience throughout the supply chain.  To fulfill the logistics needs of merchants and consumers for global shipments, Cainiao directly operates overseas sorting centers and built a logistics network by partnering with over 500 logistics service providers to offer one-stop supply chain management solutions for over 200 countries/regions. 
 
Cainiao Liège eHub started operation in November 2021 against the above background.  Located next to Liège Airport which was also crowned the best European airport in 2021, the eHub is the largest of its kind in Europe.  It helps facilitate global trade for small and medium-sized businesses via e-commerce between Asia and Europe, and also bring job opportunities and growth of the local logistics industry.   
 
In the visit, the BHKS members were updated on the latest development in the logistic industry with a briefing given by Cainiao, and were offered a tour of eHub's 12,000 sqm air cargo station and 18,000 sqm parcel sorting center to see how they make global e-commerce happen. 
From 09 April 2024 to 21 April 2024
42nd Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival (BIFFF)
08 June 2024
Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival Antwerp 2024
19 September 2024
BHKS 2024 End of Summer Event